our leadership team

Walter Kukla
CEO

Walter is the President of Eden Resources and is most passionate about developing and investing in people. With a strong background in business development and sales operations, he helps to support all functions of the organization. In his free time he's likely found fishing, golfing, or spending time with his sons.

Niki Kukla
Managing Partner

After working in a high-turnover environment as a teenager, and later receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing, Niki identified an opportunity to help businesses attract high-caliber talent in difficult hiring environments by connecting her past work experiences and her marketing background. In addition to being a Managing Partner, Niki enjoys providing quality one-on-one training to all of the employees as the Training Director of Eden Resources.

Dylan Rutledge
Operations Director

Dylan is the Operations Director at Eden Resources. Responsible for the day-to-day functions and processes of the business, he sets his sights on "Operational Excellence" and believes strongly in the capabilities and potential of the teams he leads. In his free time, he loves to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins, travel, and spend time with his friends & family.

Michael Chiovitti
Chief Talent Strategist

Michael is an HR Professional that has experience in a variety of industries and roles. Michael has an exceptionally strong desire to help professionals develop and succeed in business. He is also one of the major contributors to The People First Stream.